April 23, 2014

Housing/Construction

Gaming the Incentive System

"Middle-market developments are the only kind of affordable housing that are profitable to build, leaving the types of projects Florida most needs — those for extremely low-income residents — underdeveloped." Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Affordable Housing Market Still Booms

Developers are racing to build affordable apartments - the only segment of residential real estate still thriving - but are the projects what Florida's communities need? Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Florida's Economy: How Bad Is It?

Florida is hurting: A regional look at the rough patches and bright spots. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Foreclosures with a Twist in Jacksonville

A Jacksonville community development district is trying to foreclose on its own developer. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Miami's Rush for New Construction Jobs

Miami-Dade leaders hope to create thousands of jobs by fast tracking nearly $650 million in county construction projects. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Real Estate's Past

Several trends have defined home design and construction over the past 50 years. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

Tale of Two Neighborhoods

Two Florida communities -- unlike demographically and geographically -- followed similar paths as they declined, then rose again over the past 50 years. Today, they face the same challenges going forward. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

Boxing Out Wal-Mart

A plan by Wal-Mart to open a store in downtown Miami — possibly at the bayfront City Square project near the new Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts — has sparked controversy. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

Let There Be Light

A Florida architect is leading the charge for natural light in art museums. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Eyesore Building Hinders Fort Myers' Resurgence

There's progress. But what about the 24-story sore thumb? Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Torrey Pines HQ Ahead of Schedule

Michael E. Augustine is the new vice president and CFO at Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies’ second location, now under construction in Port St. Lucie. He returns to Florida with 21 years of non-profit financial management experience. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

The Pain Spreads in Real Estate

Hotels are benefiting from increased tourism, but economic conditions are hurting other sectors of the commercial market. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

New Orlando Arena Pushes Limits of Eminent Domain Law

The new statute came just in time for one family —and nearly derailed a major development project in downtown Orlando. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

$12-Million Worth of Green

When Palm Beach County’s Romano Law Group started running short of office space, senior partner John Romano decided against adding on or moving to an existing, bigger building. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

No Water, No Growth

New Florida residents can get by without enough roads or schools, but they can’t live without water. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

Rummell Transformed St. Joe Co.

Peter Rummell steps down as CEO this month. In his 11 years at St. Joe., he created a real estate powerhouse. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

Real Estate Projects - May 2008

Jerry Petersen, Le Brise, Cape Tuscany, Bella Tuscany; Deerfield Station; St. Regis Resort & Residences Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

Video: Babcock Ranch Tour

The vintage Florida way of life meets development at the Babcock Ranch. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2008

Signs of an Upturn in Luxury Market?

The chairman of Pennsylvania-based home builder Toll Brothers says the luxury home market is still looking for a floor in most regions of the state, with Naples the only bright spot. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2008

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